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exudative epidermitis

An acute, generalized dermatitis that occurs in young pigs. The causal agent is Staphylococcus hyicus and is inhibited by antibiotics. A vesicular-type virus may be a predisposing factor. Skin lesions develop and exude serum which, together with sebum, covers the body.
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  • greasy pig disease
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